Book Craft: Fancy Nancy – Paper Doll Chains

Fancy Nancy written by Jane O’Connor and Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser is a book about precocious little Nancy who loves everything “fancy.” It’s become a phenomenon, endearing little girls across the nation. I thought the classic paper doll chain would be a perfect accompaniment for Fancy Nancy. Materials: Large piece of construction paper cut […] Read More

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Book Craft: Leaf Man – Leaf lllustrations

Friends: Leaf Man is a fantastic book by Lois Ehlert where the leaves transform into people, birds, fish, vegetables, trees, and more. It’s a great book for the Fall but works year round because trees are everywhere! Materials: Lots of different leaves in varying colors Sheet of white paper Pictures of animals (if you wish) […] Read More

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